All new cases have been associated with the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
The new development brings the total number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country thus far to 458,766.
At present, more than 66,339 virus-infected patients are receiving medical care at hospitals, treatment centres and homes.
The tally of total recoveries reached 382,476 today as 2,310 more patients were discharged after returning to health. – ada derana